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  • ‘Pop-up’ shops bring out Halloween spirit

    DeKALB – Pamela Macneille sells what nightmares are made of.Macneille, who manages the Spirit Hallow ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DCCVB View: Volunteers needed for IHSA football championship games

    It’s getting close. The countdown stands at 51 days until DeKalb County hosts its second IHSA state ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Agencies request financial aid from DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – The Regional Office of Education will be getting financial assistance from DeKalb County to keep employees on the payroll and leave service ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. contai ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Questions arise about neighborhood where slide killed 139

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Emergency workers spent a fourth day digging bodies out of a massive mudslide on Monday, watching the death toll ri ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • 3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs

    STOCKHOLM – The Nobel Prize in medicine went Monday to three scientists hailed as “heroes in the truest sense of the word” for saving millions of live ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Supergroup Dead & Company giving away 10K tickets to show

    NEW YORK – Members of the Grateful Dead and John Mayer are giving away 10,000 free tickets to a concert next month.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Commander: Afghans requested U.S. airstrike

    WASHINGTON – Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in northern Af ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Hospital seeks Kick Off Kid for Huskies’ homecoming game

    DeKALB – A local hospital is hosting an advertisement contest to pick the Kick Off Kid for the Northern Illinois University homecoming football game a ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Glidden Homestead, Pay-It-Forward House host fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – Glidden Homestead and Historical Center in DeKalb and Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore are joining together for a fundraiser with Sweet Des ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Illinois Senate to get 2 new members to fill vacancies

    SPRINGFIELD – Two lawmakers are set to be sworn in to fill vacancies in the Illinois Senate.Former D ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Last month the 9th warmest September on record for Illinois

    CHICAGO – The Illinois State Water Survey says last month was the ninth warmest September on record for Illinois.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Deere says UAW members approve labor agreement

    MOLINE – Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. said United Auto Workers members have approved a new six-year labor agreement that covers facilities ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • S.C. flood: Thousands without running water

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammered.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Illinois to implement new rating system for schools, districts

    CHICAGO – Schools and school districts across Illinois will be subject to a rating system that was recently signed into law and is scheduled to launch ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:07 pm
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